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HE’S BACK!!! Ryan Kopacsi is returning to VCU as the pep band director. Kopacsi left VCU in June of 2016 after agreements couldn’t be reached between the two parties relating to salary and scholarship funding for student band members. Prior to his departure, Ryan served as band director for the Peppas for 18 years. He …

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From VCUAthletics.com: VCU redshirt junior Jarren McAllister (Wake Forest, N.C.) suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during a recent non-contact workout, VCU Head Coach Mike Rhoades announced Friday. VCU Chief Medical Officer Dr. Seth Chetham performed surgery to repair the ligament, and McAllister has already begun the rehabilitation process. His recovery timeline has not been determined. It’s …

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It’s been three years since Ram Nation put a team in the summer hoops tourney known as TBT or “The Basketball Tournament” and while Ram fans will have to wait longer with no squad entered in this year’s event, die hard VCU basketball times do have several teams to root for in next month’s event. …

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VCU’s Vince Williams was selected 47th overall in the 2022 NBA draft Thursday night, going to the Memphis Grizzlies. This is the 2nd consecutive year in which a VCU player was selected in the NBA draft. Vince follows Bones Hyland, who was the 26th overall pick by the Denver Nuggets in 2021. Williams spent all …

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VCU hit Ram Nation with a surprise commitment today, adding 6’8 2022 forward, Toibu Lawal, to it’s already highly-ranked class. The bouncy forward heads to Richmond after a short stay at Lee Academy Prep in Lee, Maine. He originally hails from London, England and joins two top-100 freshmen in Alphonzo Billups and Christian Fermin in …

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VCU has landed its third commitment this off-season from the transfer portal – a 6’6 shooting specialist from Hartford – David Shriver. After a long talk with my family and talking with coach Rhoades and the staff and meeting the team after a great visit I have decided to spend my last year @VCU_Hoops #Ramnation …

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Ed Nixon gives us a check-in on the VCU offseason, analyzing the future of graduating seniors, the incoming class and transfer situation. You can follow Ed Nixon on Twitter for more updates and insight into VCU basketball.

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The black and gold picked up another big addition this past week with the commitment of their second Michigan transfer so far this offseason, 6’8 senior big, Brandon Johns. The former Wolverines power forward committed shortly after the Rams picked up their first Michigan transfer of the portal season in Zeb Jackson, giving the black …